Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar events are highlighted live, on-air throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here at kcpw.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Community Calendar now also has a physical home. Following the criteria listed below, bring professional materials (no handwritten signs please) promoting your event to the KCPW studios at 210 East 400 South, Suite 10. We’ll happily hang them in our window for all Library Square traffic to see.

To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:

  • The event must take place in Utah.
  • The organization promoting the event  must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
  • The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.

If your event meets these criteria, click “Post Your Event” below. Include your contact information in case we have any questions. Otherwise, your event may not get published.

KCPW would like to encourage you to make the most of your post by adding a featured image and links to your organization.  Utilize the provided field boxes (i.e. location, ticket information) to display information as accurately and quickly as possible.  Please do not submit duplicate postings for the same event.

Please submit requests at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read  on-air are chosen at random, at least two weeks prior to the event.

If you are posting a class or workshop that requires registration, list just the first instance in the date and time, and include the details for subsequent classes in the description.

 

Aug
18
Sat
Third Saturday for Families: Abstract Canvas Painting @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Third Saturday for Families: Abstract Canvas Painting @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts |  |  |

Helen Frankenthaler was a trailblazer in American Art with her stained canvas paintings. Look at one of her masterpieces on display and then create your own abstract painting on canvas.

Aug
23
Thu
Utah Women’s Policy Conference @ Thomson S Monson Center
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day
Utah Women's Policy Conference @ Thomson S Monson Center |  |  |

The YWCA’s Utah Women’s Policy Conference is the first and only event of its kind, bringing together leading experts on women’s policy issues, state legislators, policymakers, and advocates for Utah women and girls. Highlights include:

• YWCA Public Official of the Year Award presentation on Thursday, August 23

• Updates from legislators who are spearheading policy efforts in Utah on Friday, August 24

• Working sessions in YWCA’s three priority areas: Economic Empowerment and Advancement for Women & Girls, Racial Justice and Civil Rights for Women & Girls of Color, and Health and Safety for Women & Girls

Welcoming Keynote Speaker Chandra Childers, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Presenting the 2018 Report on the Well-Being of Women in Utah

Be the first to see the latest compilation of data on the status of women in our state from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and YWCA Utah. Joining us from Washington, DC, Dr. Childers will present the Utah report and share her expertise in identifying gender and racial barriers.

The Quills Conference @ University Marriott
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – Aug 25 @ 10:00 pm
The Quills Conference @ University Marriott |  |  |

The Quills Conference is an intermountain west professional writer’s weekend. Come learn from industry professionals what you need to be successful in writing and publishing. This two-day event is packed with presentations on poetry, prose, and screenwriting as well as marketing, and publishing. The University Marriott will host this year’s event which includes keynote speakers Tim Dorsey and Maria V. Snyder.

Pitch to agents from Inkwell Literary and Nelson Literary and acquisition editors from publisherssuch as Omnium Gatherum, Crooked Lane, North Star Editions (Flux and Jolly Fish Press imprints), Shadow Mountain, Big World Network, Immortal Works, and The Wild Rose Press. The Quills Conference is also a great place to network with out of town authors like J.H. Moncrieff, Maxwell Alexander Drake, James A. Hunter, and Aaron Michael Ritchie. Local authors abound with appearances by Lisa Mangum, Lance Larsen, Charlie N. Holmberg, Megan Ashley, Johnny Worthen, Blake Casselman, and Bryan Young. Don’t miss your chance to learn from these amazing people!

Whether you’re interested in learning craft on fiction, screenwriting, non-fiction, or poetry, networking with authors, or landing an agent, the Quills Conference has it all! Join us August 24thand 25th, with a special prequel on the 23rd.

The prestigious Quill Awards will be announced at the Saturday Awards Banquet.

Since 1935, The League of Utah Writers has been a nonprofit organization supporting aspiring writers of all ages, styles, and experience. It offers outreach, education, contests, conferences, classes, and other events. With more than two dozen chapters throughout Utah, from Logan to St. George, it is the state’s oldest and largest writing community.

Aug
30
Thu
Craft Lake City Presents: Embroidered Pendant Workshop @ Hip & Humble
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Craft Lake City Presents: Embroidered Pendant Workshop @ Hip & Humble |  |  |

CRAFT LAKE CITY PRESENTS: EMBROIDERED PENDANT WORKSHOP
Thursday, August 30 at 6:30pm | $35 | Hip & Humble
Kassie Scribner of Lady Scrib

DIY Festival alumna Kassie Scribner of Lady Scrib is a professional art director and illustrator with a passion for lettering and embroidery. In this hands-on Craft Lake City workshop at Hip & Humble, Scribner will teach attendees to stitch a beautiful embroidered pendant necklace from a contemporary floral design. For more information visit craftlakecity.com.

Sep
6
Thu
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts |  |  |

Experience the art of yoga. Join us in the UMFA Great Hall to explore connections between the practice of yoga and themes found in the art on view in the galleries. All levels are welcome and a limited number of mats are available.

Classes are led by Jendar Marie Morales, a Yoga Alliance registered master teacher who focuses on hatha, vinyasa, and restorative styles of yoga. She helps run the University of Utah Yoga Teacher Training and teaches yoga across Salt Lake City. Morales has an MA in museum studies from New York University and is the director and curator of Mestizo Gallery.

The series runs every Thursday from August 30 through October 25. Yoga will not be held on October 11 due to Fall break. Sponsored by University of Utah PEAK Health and Fitness.

Sep
8
Sat
Ring Around The Rose: Bollypop! @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ring Around The Rose: Bollypop! @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center  |  |  |

RDT’S RING AROUND THE ROSE IS A “WIGGLE-FRIENDLY” PERFORMANCE SERIES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES THAT EXPLORES THE MAGICAL WORLD OF THE ARTS, INCLUDING DANCE, THEATRE, MUSIC AND STORYTELLING.

Experience the upbeat and fascinating culture of India and Bollywood culture!

Sep
10
Mon
Poverty Simulation @ Utah Valley Convention Center
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Poverty Simulation @ Utah Valley Convention Center |  |  |

The poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month. The object is to sensitize participants to the realities faced by low-income people. In the simulation, up to 88 participants assume the roles of up to 26 different families facing poverty. The simulation is conducted in a large room with the ‘families’ seated in groups at the center of the room. Around the perimeter are tables representing community resources and services for the families. Services include places such as a bank, pawn broker, social service agency, child care center, and more.

Sep
11
Tue
8th Annual Poverty Conference @ Utah Valley Convention Center
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm
8th Annual Poverty Conference @ Utah Valley Convention Center |  |  |

Community Action Partnership of Utah (CAP Utah) is hosting the 8th Annual Poverty Conference held this year on September 11th & 12th at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo. The conference is a two-day training and networking event for professionals and volunteers in the nonprofit, government and business sectors whose work is focused on alleviating poverty in Utah.

Beginning Samba Workshop @ SLC Arts Hub
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Beginning Samba Workshop @ SLC Arts Hub |  |  |

Learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Samba and Afro-Brazilian dance in a fun and welcoming setting designed for the beginning student. All levels, ages 10-100 welcome. Wear comfortable clothing you can move freely in. Tennis shoes, dance shoes, or bare feet are all appropriate. No previous dance experience necessary – complete beginners are completely welcome!

This workshop meets once a week on Tuesdays for five (5) weeks. September 11, September 18, September 25, October 2, and October 9

Sep
13
Thu
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts |  |  |

Experience the art of yoga. Join us in the UMFA Great Hall to explore connections between the practice of yoga and themes found in the art on view in the galleries. All levels are welcome and a limited number of mats are available.

Classes are led by Jendar Marie Morales, a Yoga Alliance registered master teacher who focuses on hatha, vinyasa, and restorative styles of yoga. She helps run the University of Utah Yoga Teacher Training and teaches yoga across Salt Lake City. Morales has an MA in museum studies from New York University and is the director and curator of Mestizo Gallery.

The series runs every Thursday from August 30 through October 25. Yoga will not be held on October 11 due to Fall break. Sponsored by University of Utah PEAK Health and Fitness.

Sep
15
Sat
Third Saturday for Families: Sculptures @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Third Saturday for Families: Sculptures @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts |  |  |

The UMFA’s collection of sculptures from India and Southeast Asia show mastery in the human figure. Study these beautiful stone sculptures to create your own works from clay.

Sep
20
Thu
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts |  |  |

Experience the art of yoga. Join us in the UMFA Great Hall to explore connections between the practice of yoga and themes found in the art on view in the galleries. All levels are welcome and a limited number of mats are available.

Classes are led by Jendar Marie Morales, a Yoga Alliance registered master teacher who focuses on hatha, vinyasa, and restorative styles of yoga. She helps run the University of Utah Yoga Teacher Training and teaches yoga across Salt Lake City. Morales has an MA in museum studies from New York University and is the director and curator of Mestizo Gallery.

The series runs every Thursday from August 30 through October 25. Yoga will not be held on October 11 due to Fall break. Sponsored by University of Utah PEAK Health and Fitness.

Sep
21
Fri
Eagle Mountain Arts Con @ Black Ridge Elementary
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm
Eagle Mountain Arts Con @ Black Ridge Elementary |  |  |

The Eagle Mountain Writing Workshop began in 2015 and has grown each year. This year we expanded it into the Eagle Mountain Arts Con to help promote all different forms of art.

The Flaming Gnomes Chapter of the League of Utah Writers began last September and now they work in conjunction with the Eagle Mountain Arts Con to bring literary events to the community.

Your mission: Attend Eagle Mountain Arts Con. Learn. Produce. Publish

Sep
27
Thu
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Art + Wellness | Yoga in the Great Hall @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts |  |  |

Experience the art of yoga. Join us in the UMFA Great Hall to explore connections between the practice of yoga and themes found in the art on view in the galleries. All levels are welcome and a limited number of mats are available.

Classes are led by Jendar Marie Morales, a Yoga Alliance registered master teacher who focuses on hatha, vinyasa, and restorative styles of yoga. She helps run the University of Utah Yoga Teacher Training and teaches yoga across Salt Lake City. Morales has an MA in museum studies from New York University and is the director and curator of Mestizo Gallery.

The series runs every Thursday from August 30 through October 25. Yoga will not be held on October 11 due to Fall break. Sponsored by University of Utah PEAK Health and Fitness.

Sep
29
Sat
Community Meet-up at Spiral Jetty with UMFA @ Spiral Jetty
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Community Meet-up at Spiral Jetty with UMFA @ Spiral Jetty |  |  |

Adventure with UMFA and Great Salt Lake Institute for a fun day at Spiral Jetty. Friends of all ages are welcome to create art, learn about the science of the lake, and explore the landscape. We’ll meet at Spiral Jetty on Rozel Point in Great Salt Lake. Directions are at www.umfa.utah.edu/index.php/spiral-jetty